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Wild Chives - Allium  schoenoprasum Clusters of purple, globular flowers subtended by papery bracts atop tall, thin stems. Thin, green leaves that look like blades of grass. <br />
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This plant easily escapes gardens.<br />
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Habitat: Rural garden<br />
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This plant easily escapes gardens.<br />
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Habitat: Rural garden<br />
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Wild Chives - Allium schoenoprasum

Clusters of purple, globular flowers subtended by papery bracts atop tall, thin stems. Thin, green leaves that look like blades of grass.

This plant easily escapes gardens.

Habitat: Rural garden

Wild Chives - Allium schoenoprasum Clusters of purple, globular flowers subtended by papery bracts atop tall, thin stems. Thin, green leaves that look like blades of grass.<br />
<br />
This plant easily escapes gardens.<br />
<br />
Habitat: Rural garden<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87032/wild_chives_-_allium_schoenoprasum.html Allium schoenoprasum,Chives,Geotagged,Summer,United States

    comments (10)

  1. Ahhh! This photo is BEYOND perfect! Posted 10 months ago
    1. Aww, thanks <3 Posted 10 months ago
      1. I may make this my desktop background :o So cheerful! Posted 10 months ago
        1. Go for it :) Posted 10 months ago
    2. Agreed, beautiful dreamy shot! Posted 10 months ago
      1. Thanks! I was telling Lisa that I wasn't going to post it because of the blur. But, I liked the colors and so shared it anyway ;). Posted 10 months ago
        1. "the blur"

          Do you realize that people pay 10K in equipment so achieve a fine blur?
          Posted 10 months ago
          1. Now, that's a real compliment ???? Posted 10 months ago
            1. Yes it is :) Posted 10 months ago
          2. Haha, well - it's hard for me to figure out what kind of blur is a good blur when evaluating my own photos ;P. Posted 10 months ago

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Chives is the common name of ''Allium schoenoprasum'', the smallest species of the edible onions. A perennial plant, it is native to Europe, Asia and North America. ''A. schoenoprasum'' is the only species of ''Allium'' native to both the New and the Old Worlds.

Similar species: Agaves, Aloes, Onions
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Nov 27, 2019. Captured Aug 3, 2019 07:44 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/332s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm